Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by hugodrax » Wed Aug 10, 2016 3:01 pm

Irish-Dane wrote:
John-Boy wrote:I didn't read the title close enough... thought this was going to be about Petey the dog.
Strangely enough, that's why I avoided it the first time around but clicked on it this time.
Apostrophes matter.
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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by joegoat » Sat Aug 13, 2016 7:09 pm

Irish-Dane wrote:I've bought a few Pete's lately from a guy who owns over a thousand UNSMOKED Petersons. Insane.
Well, I just cancelled my therapy sessions for the problem that I thought I had. My daily routine of scouring Ebay and weekly ritual of combing every antique shop in town for pipes can continue! :bacon:
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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by DAN » Sat Aug 13, 2016 9:20 pm

cheez looeez--lemme think...

an old--pre-1949, I think--Kapruf apple that I had restemmed.

An "Irish Whiskey" XL90.

A 306.

A 303.

An 05--which is a favorite despite being the only pipe Own that will not pass a pipe cleaner without disaassembly.

Two billards, one of which needs restemming.

A canadian, which is also a favorite.

An 80s.

I THINK that's it, off the top of my head...
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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by dennisthemenace » Sat Aug 13, 2016 10:17 pm

A Premier System 303 w/ silver band.
Sherlock Holmes smooth Rathbone.
Sherlock Holmes rusticated Baker Street.
Limerick XL 302.
Deluxe #6 from the late '40s.
A clay system #12.
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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by durangopipe » Sun Aug 14, 2016 12:17 am

Only 4 Petersons, 3 estates, 1 new, all purchased in the last 6 months or so.

Canadian
Billiard
Woodstock/Yacht
Bent bulldog

All Donegal Rockies--two with hallmarked silver bands, two newer with nickle bands.
I bought the Canadian first. It was a great looking pipe and a fine smoker that got me more interested in Petes.

None of them are Pete's.
They're all mine. :pipe2:

I posted this photo here after I added the fourth:

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The Bent Bulldog:

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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by hugodrax » Sun Aug 14, 2016 6:03 am

A Peterson 3 grade small billiard with a 1903 hallmark, 2 pre-republic shamrocks (x105--best smoker I own, and a zulu), 2 Deluxe Systems (an 8s and a giant with the best quality vulcanite stem I've ever seen), 3 Donegals (a large bent ball, the odd rho-dog, and a bent apple), and a large system block meerschaum.

Edit, I forgot the Rosslare of Extreme Filth. I'm about to ream out about half an inch of cake. The experiment is over, Mr. van Halen.
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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by JimVH » Sun Aug 14, 2016 1:47 pm

305 Premier
303 Premier
80s Donegal
999 Donegal
Dunmore 71
D6 Racing Green
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K&P Zulu

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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by Irish-Dane » Sun Aug 14, 2016 4:09 pm

JimVH wrote:305 Premier
303 Premier
80s Donegal
999 Donegal
Dunmore 71
D6 Racing Green
221 Dracula
K&P Zulu
What about the one you dropped in the water?
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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by JimVH » Sun Aug 14, 2016 6:24 pm

Irish-Dane wrote:
JimVH wrote:305 Premier
303 Premier
80s Donegal
999 Donegal
Dunmore 71
D6 Racing Green
221 Dracula
K&P Zulu
What about the one you dropped in the water?
That was the D6. I swear to you it improved the pipe.

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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by Jocose » Sun Aug 14, 2016 6:35 pm

I have many petes and they all smoke great. I had a Peterson meerschaum I aquifer from a box pass that either one of my kids or one of their friends ripped.
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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by CW Spook » Sun Aug 14, 2016 7:46 pm

I've got 7. A 301, 302, 307, 2 317s (one smooth, one rustic), a Tankard, and a ca. 1946 Dublin-marked that is probably as close to a birth-year pipe that I'll have. All are P-lips, all smoke great.
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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by UncleBob » Tue Aug 16, 2016 4:13 pm

Does anyone have a full Peterson Sherlock Holmes set?
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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by A_Morley » Tue Aug 16, 2016 4:29 pm

Jocose wrote:I have many petes and they all smoke great. I had a Peterson meerschaum I aquifer from a box pass that either one of my kids or one of their friends ripped.
Let's go get him. You wanta go get him? I say we get him.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tk3DjXKdVcY
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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by Irish-Dane » Tue Aug 16, 2016 5:47 pm

UncleBob wrote:Does anyone have a full Peterson Sherlock Holmes set?
I know a guy who does.
It's not available because if you try it you will die. Your face will melt off and your children will weep over your exploded body. --Colton

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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by UncleBob » Tue Aug 16, 2016 5:49 pm

Irish-Dane wrote:
UncleBob wrote:Does anyone have a full Peterson Sherlock Holmes set?
I know a guy who does.
That is on the pipe bucket list for me. I would also like a set in the Jr which they make no longer. I know I only have 1 Jr--a Derestalker Rustic.
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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by Irish-Dane » Tue Aug 16, 2016 5:53 pm

UncleBob wrote:
Irish-Dane wrote:
UncleBob wrote:Does anyone have a full Peterson Sherlock Holmes set?
I know a guy who does.
That is on the pipe bucket list for me. I would also like a set in the Jr which they make no longer.
You have the funds to buy it now? I could always ask what he has. He's always selling something.
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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by UncleBob » Tue Aug 16, 2016 5:55 pm

Irish-Dane wrote:
UncleBob wrote:
Irish-Dane wrote:
UncleBob wrote:Does anyone have a full Peterson Sherlock Holmes set?
I know a guy who does.
That is on the pipe bucket list for me. I would also like a set in the Jr which they make no longer.
You have the funds to buy it now? I could always ask what he has. He's always selling something.
No. Maybe next year sometime if the plans work out. Hmm.. I should get the pipe trunk out and see how close I am.
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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by Bloodhound » Wed Aug 17, 2016 8:18 am

I have 2 Petes

A Standard Bulldog (my first Pete and my first Bulldog) it is the pipe I take to the hills with me. It is is a find a beautiful spot and smoke pipe.

The second is a huge Bent Billiard with a lucite stem..it came to me kind of beat up, but I cleaned and sanded and it now looks used but no longer abused...it used to be the biggest pipe I owned, but I have 2 now that are bigger. It is still a solid hour to smoke the Pete...so it is a restful evening pipe on the patio.
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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by Joshoowah » Wed Aug 17, 2016 11:56 am

I only have 1 Pete, it's a Sportsman I got in Dublin, but man, oh man, how I want these: Image. It's a shame I can't afford 'em.
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Re: Mining for Pete's - Whatchya Got?

Post by JimVH » Wed Aug 17, 2016 12:16 pm

JimVH wrote:305 Premier
303 Premier
80s Donegal
999 Donegal
Dunmore 71
D6 Racing Green
221 Dracula
K&P Zulu
I forgot one:

Sportsman Bulldog

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